Observer Enterprise Version 6.0 is the newest release for Volicon’s video content logging and monitoring system. The update includes loudness-monitoring capabilities (to comply with the CALM Act), closed-caption support, and transport-stream monitoring and export. And it’s shipping today.

The Volicon Observer family of products captures, stores, and indexes broadcast content from multiple channels. Transport-stream logging allows broadcasters, networks and cable operators to handle MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 transport streams natively as high-resolution streams or over the WAN as low-res proxies while retaining the content and associated metadata within the stream, the company explains. Dual-export functionality allows organizations to mark in and out points, and to clip content and then export a full program and/or the full transport stream.

Operators also can extract MPEG metadata and troubleshoot the MPEG transport stream live or from the Observer log. “Because native transport-stream logging increases signal density and flexibility while enabling full-quality content logging, users also can employ their Observer Enterprise 6.0 systems to rebroadcast high-resolution data, provide interactive content, and offer dialnorm reporting for logged content,” Volicon notes.

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